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City Hotel

22768 Main St., Columbia, CA
+1 209-532-5964
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible9%
17 May 2017
“Pizza and salad”
26 Apr 2017
“Overall OK”
Opens in 2 min
All hours
American, Italian
$$ - $$$
22768 Main St., Columbia, CA
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Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

This former biker bar has a lot of character. The menu consist of some salads and a variety of pizza and calzones. My husband and I and his brother and my sister-in-law have been there a couple of times. It's not a bad place for...More

Thank JanetQd
George S, Owner at City Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

I'm afraid you are reviewing a different business other than the City Hotel Restaurant. The City Hotel is a restaurant of the gold rush era and does not serve any pizza's or calzones. There is another business in Columbia that serves pizza's.

Reviewed 26 April 2017

Its overall OK , appetizers truffle fries were good a little too much salt and I love salt. the pork chop was a little over done , the special rib eye was order medium and received RARE, like I took it home and cooked in...More

Thank Steve L
George S, Owner at City Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Very sorry for your dining experience the other day. Anytime there is a problem please let your server know and we will make it right. If you don't say anything we have no idea of these problems so we encourage you to speak up, good...More

Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for four star accommodations, go to Vegas. The City Hotel offers comfortable 1850s decorated rooms and a parlor. Wifi absolutely sucks, but we stay there to get away from 2017. Downstairs is one of the best restaurants in the Mother Lode,...More

Thank RomanTGnome
George S, Owner at City Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2017

Thanks Roman for the nice review. Sorry about the wifi in the State park, sometimes its good, other times not so good. Christopher at the City Hotel tries hard to provide a wonderful dining experience. Look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 30 October 2016

The menu posted outside only told part of the story. I was making certain that this restaurant had enough choices to please everyone. Verifying that it had plenty, my friend and I decided to come back after picking up my wife. It was so worth...More

1  Thank 415Mark650
Reviewed 10 October 2016

If you're planning to visit Columbia State Historic Park, City Hotel is an excellent historic building you can actually stay in and also dine in. The room is decorated as it might have been during the gold rush, and the wait-staff dress accordingly. The menu...More

2  Thank 00Bruce00
George S, Owner at City Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2016

Thank you for your review of the restaurant. Our service staff, Chef Christopher and cooks are dedicated to providing the highest possible wonderful dining experience.

Reviewed 4 October 2016

We chose Christopher at the City Hotel because we had tickets to a play at the Fallon House Theater down the street and have always loved to walk around Columbia before the show. We had mixed reactions to the Caesar salad…two felt it was good,...More

Thank Ohana_Lover
George S, Public Relations Manager at City Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2016

Thank you for your review of our restaurant. We pride ourselves on providing a wonderful dining experience. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

This place was highly recommended by friends as we were going to see a play at the Sierra Rep Theater the problem was when we got there they had pretty much run out of all the items on the menu and we waited for an...More

Thank frequent1
George S, Owner at City Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2016

Sorry for just seeing your review and not responding earlier. For some reason this review has just recently come to our attention. No excuses, but last year October was one of the first months we opened for dinner and frankly we were overwhelmed by the...More

Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here with another couple on a busy Friday night. It was our first time dining here since the change of ownership and we were pleasantly surprised by the creative menu, quality food and excellent service. Our server, Clover, was friendly, attentive and helpful....More

Thank foothillstrekker
George S, Owner at City Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2016

So glad you enjoyed your dinner with us. We strive to uphold your 5 star rating.

Reviewed 21 July 2016

We ate lunch here before attending a theater production at Fallon House. We were promptly seated and given menus. Our hostess was also our waitress. I regret that I didn't get her name, because she did an awesome job! Her personality was wonderful and she...More

1  Thank Cindy S
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Had lunch with family on Friday. We were seated, handed our menus and beverages promptly. The kid's menu burger, What Cheer burgers were excellent. Kids liked the Fried Shrimp. The lamb burger was special too; done medium with plenty of lettuce on the side. Definitely...More

1  Thank Plus2kids
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Beth C
Anything special planned for New Years weekend?
13 December 2015|
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Sorry cannot help suggest you contact hotel direct
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22768 Main St., Columbia, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 209-532-5964
  • E-mail
Fine dining in an historic gold rush setting. New owners as of June 2015.
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